Henrico News Minute – May 9, 2020

The May 9, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about a new Henrico Schools food-distribution spot; an additional benefit coming for families of free- or reduced-lunch students; two Henrico libraries to begin offering contact-free pick-up; Willow Lawn offers the same for all of its retailers; Congressman Donald McEachin faces a challenger in the June 23 primary; […]

Willow Lawn debuts new pick-up service for shoppers

Willow Lawn has rolled out a contact-free way for customers to return to shopping at all of its stores, which it’s dubbed “The Pick-Up.” The program, which began earlier this month, expands upon an already popular curbside pick-up program created for restaurants at the shopping center at the start of the COVID-19 mandatory closings. Customers will be able to place […]

Henrico Schools adds new food distribution site

Henrico County Public Schools will open a new distribution site for school meals Monday at Lakeside Elementary School. The addition brings to 15 the number of sites at which students can pick up free “grab and go” breakfasts and lunches on weekdays during the school division’s closure caused by the pandemic. Since launching the distribution service in March to address […]

Fairfield, Libbie Mill libraries to begin daily curbside pick-up May 11

Two Henrico libraries will begin offering curbside contact-free pick-up Monday of items placed on hold. Library officials are now accepting online and phone requests for books and other physical items to be placed on hold and then be picked up at the Libbie Mill or Fairfield libraries between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to […]